Philosophy

How to Stop Being a Coward

The following is a transcript of this video. By Academy of Ideas In our age of anxiety and victimhood, courage is a trait that many of us sorely lack. For who among us could not create a long list of… Read More ›

Emotional Decisions

By Joseph “Joe” Panek | A Seeker’s Thoughts “Never make a decision while the reckless steeds of emotion are thundering in all directions.” ~ Joseph Panek There are times in our lives when we experience stressful, chaotic,or fearful situations; times… Read More ›

Adversity

By Joseph “Joe” Panek | A Seeker’s Thoughts “Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.” -Proverb Adversity is a Character Builder. Adversity is the Master Teacher who presents us with the obstacles we must overcome, and the Lessons which we… Read More ›

How to Escape from a Sick Society

Sadly, much of our society is stuck in the backward escape mode…~TS The following is a transcript of this video. By Academy of Ideas Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, reflecting on the Soviet Union’s descent into totalitarian rule in the mid-20th century, and all the things that could have been… Read More ›

Do We Live in a Sick Society?

Yes…~TS The following is a transcript of this video. By Academy of Ideas “Now there are times when a whole generation is caught. . .between two ages, two modes of life, with the consequence that it loses all power to… Read More ›

How We Enslave Ourselves

“For just as there have always existed those who seek to rule and exploit others, so too in all ages there exist individuals who instinctively rebel against any form of servitude and thus are tortured by the chains which others… Read More ›